Flashcards in Understanding and recall of healthcare advice and adherence to treatment Deck (7)
When a patient’s behaviour does not correspond with agreed recommendations from a healthcare provider
What is the prevalence of non-adherence?
Overall average rate of adherence is about 50%
State some consequences of non-adherence.
Increased hospital admissions (1 in 5 are because of non-adherence)
Rejection of transplants
Occurrence of complications
Development of drug resistance
What are the three main reasons for non-adherence?
Regime related factors (including physical aspects e.g. packaging, complexity, side effects, duration, cost etc.)
Poor doctor-patient interaction
State some patient factors affecting recall of healthcare information.
State some presentation factors affecting recall of healthcare information.
Amount of information
Mode of presentation